13 Nov 09:45

A Reverse Auction Website for Traders Professionals and Materials? YouKwoteMe.com

A website which has been likened to an eBay for builders and traders is aimed at revolutionising the industry with a new way to get quotes. YouKwoteMe allows people to post work they need doing online, with builders and other experts bidding for the projects. As part of the innovation, users c...
13 Nov 09:00

New Talent Barber Cuts it in Selby

Dan Firth had come to a cross roads. After graduating with a graphic design degree he took up a number of hospitality roles where he gained experience in management. With acquired business skills and an eye for the aesthetic, Dan jumped at the opportunity of taking on the lease from a friend’s hair...
12 Nov 16:45

Business Enterprise Fund's Response to the UK Steel Crisis

After a painful few years the final coke ovens of Teesside have finally been extinguished. Once cooled, there’s no resurrection for them, they’re rendered useless. For the local population this means over 10 thousand jobs in total no longer exist. The steel industry has been dominant and has beco...
12 Nov 16:00

ICare system complete the services to the vulnerable people

ICare system complete the services to the vulnerable people One month ago the CEO of New AXEL Ltd, Italian Davide Gasparin announced the ICare system project. His easy-to-use and wearable products, also known as ‘modules’, are portable little pieces of equipment that provide heart rate monito...
12 Nov 13:45

'Pick Your Own' - Tailored Christmas Gifts and Hampers

Like most food, drink and hamper companies, Deliamo provides a selection of gifts to choose from, but we now offer customers the option to 'Pick Their Own' and make up bespoke gifts and hampers from our range of hundreds of products and presentation options. So instead of just choosing...
12 Nov 12:45

The Crowd laughs at long term low interest rates

The Crowd laughs at long term low interest rates Research from Business Agent, the aggregator of crowd equity and loan funding businesses, shows that sophisticated investors are getting a materially better return on their investments in crowd sites, than they could achieve from traditional bank d...
11 Nov 16:15

The Classic Christmas Gift for Men Grows Up.

The Classic Christmas Gift for Men Grows Up. For the first time in the history of the World...... the gift of pants could this year score an unequivocal “Wow” with the recipient. That is of course if they’re Penny Dreadful tailored boxer shorts featuring the original illustrations of Sarah Dvo...
11 Nov 13:15

maiden-voyage.com and International SOS collaborate to create a safer world for the female business traveller

maiden-voyage, the female business travel experts, will collaborate with International SOS, the world’s leading medical & travel security assistance company, to improve the health and safety of female business travellers globally. Carolyn Pearson, CEO and founder of maiden-voyage.com, said:...
11 Nov 09:45

Match funding means £1m in social investment now available for early intervention projects

The CAN Early Intervention Fund has secured match funding from Funding London that will enable the fund to double the loans they can offer and expand to 16 boroughs across London. Whereas previously the Early Intervention Fund had only awarded disbursements of up to £50,000, the match funding f...
11 Nov 07:00

Probably not the best payer in the World – Carlsberg enters Hall of Shame again!

Carlsberg have been entered into the Forums’ hall of shame of a record third term after giving their supplier just 14 days to adjust to new payment terms, which were the end of the month plus 93 days. In an email sent to suppliers in July, Bengt Erlandsson, Senior Vice President Group Procurement...
10 Nov 09:30

Get Social, Make Art, Be Awesome!

Painty® - Pop Up Art Studio brings people together for a fun night of drinks and a simple guided tutorial by a professional artist on how to recreate a work of art. It’s a great night out, and a unique idea for a date! Painty®’s events cater to those who have little to no painting experience, so the...
10 Nov 09:15

An eBay for Architectural, Engineering and construction contracts? This might be it

A website which has been likened to an eBay for builders and traders is aimed at revolutionising the industry with a new way to get quotes. YouKwoteMe allows people to post work they need doing online, with builders and other experts bidding for the projects. As part of the innovation, users c...
09 Nov 09:30

Immaculate Milk Manufacturing - Top five cleaning tips for the dairy industry

In an industry where hygiene is so stringently regulated, applying the correct cleaning products and methods is of the utmost importance. Adam Duxbury, Research and Development Chemist at West Yorkshire based chemical manufacturer and distributor Airedale Chemical, provides the company’s top tip...
08 Nov 07:00

English councils praised by lobby group for paying small firms on time

Analysis of payment practices amongst English councils has concluded that local authorities have continued to pay their suppliers promptly through the recession, although there was a high degree of variation between the fastest and slowest payers. Analysis of almost 300 FOI responses has conclude...
06 Nov 19:30

High hops for peracetic acid as brewery hero cleaner

The brewery sector is seeing a rise in the use of peracetic acid (PAA), a cleaning compound manufactured by Airedale Chemical. Brewery supplier, Murphy & Son, has noticed an increased demand for peracetic acid following a three year relationship with West Yorkshire chemical manufacturer, Air...
06 Nov 15:45

Could business collaborations be the way forward for start-ups

With start-ups taking the UK by storm, entrepreneurs are finding creative ways to expand their businesses. Modish Living, a Brighton based company, launched their e-commerce website back in the summer of 2013, selling handcrafted furniture made from reclaimed and sustainable wood. After seeki...
06 Nov 13:00

Sustainable design focused duo bring Mobalpa to Islington

A leading French kitchen manufacturer is celebrating the opening of its new showroom in Islington in October. Mobalpa Islington, on Essex Road, is part of Mobalpa’s continued growth plans in the UK and is owned by husband and wife duo, Kwong and Vivien Thai, who have backgrounds in construction,...
04 Nov 14:15

MP HAS THE RIGHT REACTION TO CHEMICAL COMPANY

MP Julian Smith heralded Airedale Chemical as an example of a thriving family business following a visit on 23 October. Visiting the Keighley-based manufacturer and distributer of chemicals, Mr Smith was “very impressed” with the business and its recent international recognition for its environme...